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Prosecutors say Michael Kadar made hoax calls to airlines, hospitals and Jewish schools worldwide.
Sit down and tell us where you stand on the election.
The four-year-old escaped with a broken jaw after the incident in Arkansas.
Lawyers for Jack Jones and Marcel Williams are seeking stays on grounds of poor health.
Emmanuel Macron could become the youngest ever president of France at just 39. Who else has achieved at such a young age?
A new theory may explain the background to one of the most famous works of art every produced.
President Xi speaks to Donald Trump, a day after Pyongyang threatened to sink a US aircraft carrier.
A stampede in a tunnel at a German music festival in 2010 led to 21 deaths.
Beaten Republican and Socialist rivals back Emmanuel Macron to stave off a far-right victory.
The police were guarding road workers in Chhattisgarh when they came under attack themselves.
Volunteer Ethan Roser, 19, was accidentally hit by the object during an athletics event on campus.
The son of a wealthy family says a laughing axe-wielding intruder killed his parents and brother.
At the scene of Friday's attack in Mazar-e Sharif, in which scores of Afghan soldiers were killed.
A woman hit by a bottle during a pro-government march on 19 April dies of her injuries.
BBC gets rare access to north western Syria where so-called IS have been defeated.
Unemployed Japanese man arrested for trespassing after his loft accommodation is discovered.
Rapists could avoid jail if they married their victim, and stayed together for at least three years.
There has been half a dozen attacks in the last month, according to the head of US Africa Command.
Man Kaur took over a minute to finish in Auckland and was only cleared to run after a medical check.
The British luxury shoe maker, valued at about £700m, is seeking offers from potential bidders.
It should prevent four in 10 cases of the disease, but it is the first "real world" trial.
Peggy Whitson has now spent more time than any other US astronaut in space, breaking Jeff Williams' 534-day record.
The insurgent attack on an army base in Mazar-e Sharif left scores of soldiers dead.
Her husband reportedly punched the animal to scare it away and she is now being treated in hospital.
He was trying to drive from New South Wales to Perth across the outback but was stopped by police.
Centrist Emmanuel Macron will take on the far-right's Marine Le Pen in France's run-off election.
Kim Sang-duk, also known as Tony Kim, was teaching at a Pyongyang institution before his arrest.
Nicolas Maduro seeks dialogue with the opposition ahead of the latest in a series of protest rallies.
Marine Le Pen's supporters in Marseille watch the results come in with great anticipation.
Mass graves, child soldiers and police decapitations are all features of a little known Congolese conflict, as the BBC's Catherine Byaruhanga reports.
We asked 100 Americans what they think about President Trump's first 100 days.
Lionel Messi scores his 500th Barcelona goal to send them top of La Liga with a last-minute winner against Real Madrid.
The 98-year-old grandmother who leads a yoga dynasty.
A profile of John Timpson, the boss of family-owned shoe repair firm Timpson, which has a very unusual recruitment policy.
The technology which underpins the internet's security has always been disputed.
Researchers have named nearly five million victims of the Holocaust, but they are in a race against time to identify the rest, reports Raffi Berg.
Giselle Cycowicz’s father was murdered by the Nazis - but many victims are still to be identified.
Colombia's ELN guerrillas say a Russian-Armenian wildlife trafficker they held hostage has escaped.
Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen to contest run-off on 7 May, projections say.
What do the voters of Marseille think about the race to choose the next French president?
An Italian prosecutor tells a newspaper there is evidence of direct contact between the two.
Steve is a "remarkably common" gas ribbon in the upper atmosphere.
The USS Carl Vinson is expected off the peninsula soon, amid rising regional tension.
Facing a slump in popularity, the AfD is seeking to enter national parliament for the first time.
Chloe Kabealo, who got out and raised the alarm, says she tried to go up for air and kept rising.
The Pope also laments that "international accords are more important than human rights".
Group sets up a religious order to exploit a loophole in the law.
Mary Keitany of Kenya breaks Paula Radcliffe's women's-only world record to win the London Marathon in the second-fastest time in history.
Former US Open finalist Pam Shriver says Romania Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase made inappropriate comments during their playing days.
But the global body believes protectionist policies could choke off improving global growth.
Kuki Gallmann, author of I Dreamed of Africa, is flown to hospital after an ambush, media say.
This one was in Washington DC.
The detention of a third US man comes amid heightened tension on the peninsula.
In a raft of decrees, King Salman fires his civil service minister and makes his son US ambassador.
Thousands of scientists have taken part in a demonstration in Washington DC in protest against what they see as a global political assault on facts.
Erin Moran also starred in the show's spin-off series Joanie Loves Chachi.
Outlets that did not cover an opposition politician's alleged offshore banking were sanctioned.
Thousands of police will be on duty as voters cast ballots in a hotly-fought presidential election.
Journalism student Mashal Khan was beaten to death by a mob who accused him of blasphemy.
The BBC's Will Grant speaks to the people behind Cuba's new Canal Caribe news channel.
Austria is providing an ingenious solution to the desperate problem of overflowing rubbish in Rome.
A new film about the Sewol ferry sinking criticises the South Korean government for the tragedy.
Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova returns to action next week looking to boost her sponsor appeal.
Many different countries are trying to get a toehold in Somalia as it slowly emerges from chaos.
Photographer Kathy Shorr has photographed 101 gun shooting survivors throughout the US in a powerful new photography project.
A deal has been struck to transport up to 70,000 tonnes of Roman household refuse to Austria this year.
Venezuela's opposition march in silence to honour the dead in three weeks of anti-government protests.
The remaining 19 people held captive are released following a week-long stand-off in a land dispute.
Footage posted online by a passenger shows what happened after an incident when a mother said she was struck by a pram.
More than 100 soldiers were killed or wounded in the Taliban attack on an Afghan military base.
A law allowing a rapist to be exonerated if he marries his victim could be repealed next month.
The BBC's Nick Garnett recalls interviewing Xavier Jugelé, the officer killed on the Champs Elysees.
Thousands of scientists demonstrate in cities around the world against an "assault on facts".
More than 100 wives and partners march after the deadly gun attack on the Champs Elysees.
Great Britain's Fed Cup World Group II play-off in Romania is suspended during Saturday's singles with Johanna Konta in tears.
President Kenyatta admits not enough election materials were provided for his party's primaries.
Police say 50,000 demonstrators are expected, including 'several hundred violent people'.
Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi dies aged 37 after being involved in a collision with a van during a training ride.
An American Airlines employee is removed from duty after the ugly exchange in San Francisco.
Vice-President Mike Pence said the agreement will be honoured, but not necessarily admired.
Boss Oscar Munoz will no longer become company chairman after the passenger ejection incident.
Hungary's squeeze on the liberal Central European University is like Russian tactics, critics say.
Cooper sparked a major hunt after a mix-up at an airport in Canada but has been reunited with his owner.
Donald Trump says his administration has made "incredible progress". Do the facts back that up?
Canada's Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan was snubbed by Punjab's chief minister.
Romania's Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase is heard making a derogatory comment about Serena Williams' unborn child.
Employees working extra hours get vouchers to help with housework such as cleaning and ironing.
Donald Trump says US oil firms, including Exxon Mobil, cannot resume drilling in Russia.
Valery Seleznev said the sentence was "passed by man-eaters" and that his son was "abducted".
The US says Abdurakhmon Uzbeki is a close associate of the IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
The freeing of the US-Egypt prisoner tells us a lot about President Trump's deal-making behind the scenes.
The incident comes after two days of often violent protests against President Maduro's government.
India's Supreme Court has sent back an incomprehensible judgment to a High Court judge.
Gambian footballer Hamadou hoped to pull his family out of poverty by going to Europe, but tragedy befell him.
Vicki Russell says she was left 'distraught' when Air Canada failed to get her an alternate flight.
The Cassini satellite is about to put itself on a path that will take it to destruction in September.
Rouaa lives in Lebanon after a chemical attack forced her from her home in Damascus, Syria.
The Michigan couple allegedly performed the procedure on girls between the ages of six to eight.
Moscow courts reject flight attendants' claims that Aeroflot favours slim, attractive women.
The Taliban says that it has inflicted casualties on the Afghan army at its base in Mazar-e-Sharif.